Difference Between 18650, 20700, 21700 and 26650 Vape Batteries
Batteries are the engine that drives your vape box mods. In order to enjoy vaping tasty clouds, you need a battery that is both powerful and long lasting. There are many types of vape batteries which may make you confused you.
There are several types of vape batteries in market: 18650, 20700, 21700 and 26650 Vape Batteries. Do you know the difference between them?
- First Generation of Lithium-Ion Batteries(First Manufactured by SONY)
For 18650 battery, 18 stands for diameter 18mm, 65 stands for length 65mm and 0 means cylindrical battery. Capacity of 18650 batteries is about 1200mAh to 3600mAh, which are supported by almost vape box mods, including mech mods, regulated box mods.
Similar to 18650 batteries, the number of 20700 battery means 20mm in diameter and 70mm in length. 20700 cells are widely used in vape box mods in 2017. They are adopted by box mods and mech mods.
21700 battery is 21mm in diameter, 70mm long, which is more and more popular in vape market especial in 2018. Generally speaking, vape mods support 21700 cell means it is compatible with 18650 cell and 20700 cell but there must be battery sleeve(adaptor). And now some vape mods including regulated box mods and mech mods support 21700 cells.
26650 battery is limited than another batteries we list above. 26 represents for diameter 26mm, length for 65mm and 0 for cylindrical battery. 26650 battery comes with large capacity that can be used in some VV vape box mods.
Advantage of Lithium-Ion Rechargeable Battery
Large Battery Capacity: The 18650 battery capacity is 1200mAh to 3600mAh, which is larger than ordinary battery with 800mAh capacity;
Long life-span: The cycle life of lithium-ion rechargeable battery with 500 times is two times than ordinary battery;
High Safety Performance: Eligible Lithium-Ion Rechargeable Cells are no explosion, nonflammable, nontoxic and pollution free. Besides, it can protect circuit;
High Voltage: Voltage of 18650 battery is 3.6V, 3.8V and 4.2V generally, which is much higher than Ni-Cd battery (Dickel-Cadmium Battery) and NI-MH battery (Nickel-Metal Hydride Battery).